Miller Center

American Forum - The Great Historians: With 2014 Pulitzer, Bancroft Winners

Ari Kelman, Alan Taylor
September 17, 2014
11:00AM - 12:30PM (EDT)

Ari Kelman
Ari Kelman

Alan Taylor
Alan Taylor

Television Broadcast: December 28, 2014

ARI KELMAN is the McCabe Greer Professor of History at Penn State University. His book, A Misplaced Massacre: Struggling over the Memory of Sand Creek, won the 2014 Bancroft Prize, an award given each year by the trustees of Columbia University for books about diplomacy or the history of the Americas. ALAN TAYLOR is the Thomas Jefferson Memorial Foundation Professor at the University of Virginia. His book, The Internal Enemy: Slavery and War in Virginia, 1772-1832, won the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for History. His earlier book, William Cooper's Town: Power and Persuasion on the Frontier of the Early Republic, won the 1996 Pulitzer Prize for History, in addition to that year’s Bancroft Prize.

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